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Jobs in ICRISAT Recruitment 2021 with High Salary - Apply Immediately

Associate Scientist Jobs in Hyderabad: On 19.01.2021, ICRISAT announced job notification for the post of Associate Scientist has been released officially. M.Phil/Ph.D pass Can apply for this job openings. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria alone can apply on the official website icrisat.org. The application process ends on 05.02.2021.
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Jobs in ICRISAT Recruitment 2021 with High Salary - Apply Immediately
Jobs in ICRISAT Recruitment 2021 with High Salary - Apply Immediately
Company Name ICRISAT Recruitment 2021
Post Name Associate Scientist Jobs
No of Posts 1 Post
Job Location Hyderabad Jobs
Last Date to Apply 05/02/2021
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Qualification Details:

ICRISAT seeks applications for the post of Associate Scientist – Crop Forecasting to be based within the Remote Sensing/GIS team and to be based at ICRISAT- Patancheru, Hyderabad. ICRISAT is a non-profit, non-political organization that conducts agricultural research for development in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa with a wide array of partners throughout the world. ICRISAT and its partners help empower those living in the semi-arid tropics, especially smallholder farmers, to overcome poverty, hunger, malnutrition and a degraded environment through more efficient and profitable agriculture.

1. Name of the Post: 

2. Essentials: 

a) PhD in Geospatial Sciences, Environmental Modelling, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics or a related field with specialization in yield estimation methods with 1-3 years of experience post Ph.d.

b) Experience in using remote sensing (e.g. ENVI, ERDAS, SNAP, etc.) and Geographic Information Systems (e.g. ESRI ArcGIS, QGIS) software packages

c) Experience in the use of multi temporal and multi-spectral (optical, microwave data and Hyperspectral) satellite data

d) Use of remote sensing to detect and monitor crop stress to understand abiotic and biotic stresses

e) Publish research outcomes and project findings in international journals

f) Use remote sensing to understand crop physiology and/or management

g) Proficiency in written and spoken English as evidenced by research articles and project reports

h) Strong programming skills in R, Python, MATLAB, Google Earth Engine, etc.

i) Experience in field survey and ground data collection

j) Demonstration of innovation in estimation of crop acreage and yield, crop management

3. Desirable: 

a) Experience in data assimilation from different environmental sources

b) Experience in the use of crop modelling packages such as APSIM, DSSAT, CropSyst for yield estimation

c) Knowledge of advanced statistical analysis such as machine learning, artificial intelligence

d) Knowledge of agricultural systems relationships between climate, soil and management

e) Skills analytical and logical thinking abilities with strong initiative

4. Responsibilities:

a) Contribute to the yield assessment activities for ICRISAT mandate crops in Asia and Africa,

b) Use advanced remote sensing techniques and crop models with the purpose of yield prediction and crop stress detection

c) Manage the mapping of major crop types in the regions

d) Maintain databases of crop, soil, climate and management data for yield estimation and crop modelling activities

e) Support field data collection efforts


This is a Locally Recruited Staff position for two years’ renewable based on the performance of the incumbent and the institute’s continuing need for the position.

Selection Procedure :

only short listed candidates will be contacted.

How to Apply :

Applicants should apply on or before 05-February-2021, with latest Curriculum Vitae, and the names and contact information of three references that are knowledgeable about your professional qualifications and work experience. All applications will be acknowledged. However, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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